Project Name:

Review of industry, Government and other action to improve the sustainability of fish and shellfish production and consumption 


Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs DEFRA  - Project Dates:   October 2009 - May 2010

Detailed narrative description of project:

The purpose of the project was to review fish and shellfish production and consumption in the UK and aim to:

a) bring together evidence on the environmental, health, rural development and consumer behaviour impacts of fish production and consumption;

b) put this together with information about the actions already being taken to minimise these impacts; and

c) highlight gaps between (a) and (b) in order to make suggestions for improved and additional actions by business, Government and others to drive more sustainable fish consumption and production in the UK.

Detailed narrative description of actual services provided by Poseidon Aquatic
Resource Management Ltd:

Poseidon provided a team of specialists in fisheries, aquaculture, seafood markets and consumer studies for this study. Outputs are available on the Defra R&D website & our reports section.